[ubuntu-za] Advice on Ubuntu printer

Vijay Makanjee vijay at ergo.co.za
Mon Apr 11 15:25:12 UTC 2016


Hi

I've used an HP and Samsung (both all in one) without any issues. plug 
and play

Vijay

Robin Bownes wrote on 11/04/2016 09:39:
> Hi,
>
> I've been using my Canon MP560 all-in-one scanner/photo-printer, with
> wireless, on Ubuntu for over 5 years now. Works beautifully. Just
> download the driver from Canon (for free - not sure where the idea comes
> from that the drivers must be bought) (alternatively, the CUPS driver/s
> seems to work well too). Install the drivers (.deb files - so really
> easy), and then add a printer in the printer settings. If the printer is
> connected by USB, it should show up immediately - so just install. If
> the printer is on the LAN (either cabled or wi-fi), then search for a
> new printer on your LAN. Generally, it pops up with no further issues,
> and one just completes the install procedure.
>
> If you get a Canon printer and need further help, please feel free to
> contact me directly.
>
> Why settle for less than a Canon printer just because you're using
> Ubuntu. (best OS deserves best printer)
>
> Robin
>
> On 04/08/2016 02:08 PM, Leon Gert Marincowitz wrote:
>> Hi All
>>
>> I'm looking at purchasing a decent professional printer, one that can
>> both scan and print. So perhaps a mid range professional one.
>>
>> Does anyone have advice on quality printers and of course those that
>> best integrate with Ubuntu?
>>
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>>
>> Kind Regards
>>
>> Leon G. Marincowitz
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